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KVAL Eugene
2 dead, 4 hurt as powerful windstorm slams Northwest SEATTLE -- A powerful and rare summertime windstorm packing 50-70 mph winds i
2 dead, 4 hurt as powerful windstorm slams Northwest
KVAL Eugene / Posted 23 minutes ago
SEATTLE -- A powerful and rare summertime windstorm packing 50-70 mph winds is being blamed for two deaths, four injuries and knocking out power to over 450,000 people Saturday afternoon. "This... Read more
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The Columbian
Students feeling free at Tacoma’s 1st charter high schoolTACOMA — They like the food. They like the start time of 8:35 a.m. — about an h
Students feeling free at Tacoma’s 1st charter high school
The Columbian / Posted 4 hours ago
TACOMA — They like the food. They like the start time of 8:35 a.m. — about an hour later than many public high schools. But what kids at Tacoma’s first charter high school seem to like most is the self-determination they’re given at Summit Olympus... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Tacoma's 1st charter high school has students feeling freeTACOMA, Wash. (AP) - They like the food. They like the start time of 8:35 a.m.
Tacoma's 1st charter high school has students feeling free
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - They like the food. They like the start time of 8:35 a.m. -- about an hour later than many public high schools. But what kids at Tacoma's first charter high school seem to like most is the self-determination they're given at... Read more
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KATU Portland
Injured Twisp firefighter's condition upgraded SEATTLE - A firefighter injured battling a blaze in Twisp has been upgraded f
Injured Twisp firefighter's condition upgraded
KATU Portland / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE - A firefighter injured battling a blaze in Twisp has been upgraded from critical to serious condition. A spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center said Saturday that Daniel Lyon is alert and... Read more
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KATU Portland
Over 450,000 without power as windstorm slams Northwest SEATTLE -- A powerful and rare summertime windstorm packing 50-70 mph winds i
Over 450,000 without power as windstorm slams Northwest
KATU Portland / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE -- A powerful and rare summertime windstorm packing 50-70 mph winds is being blamed for two deaths, four injuries and knocking out power to our 450,000 people Saturday afternoon. There... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
1 dead, over 450,000 without power as windstorm slams Northwest Note: Scott Sistek is live tweeting the storm giving information as it comes
1 dead, over 450,000 without power as windstorm slams Northwest
KVAL Eugene / Posted yesterday
Note: Scott Sistek is live tweeting the storm giving information as it comes in on his Twitter feed @ScottSKOMOThe Latest as of 3:55 p.m: * 1 dead in tree vs. car accident in Gig... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
1 dead, over 200,000 without power as windstorm slams over Seattle * 1 dead in tree vs. car accident in Gig Harbor * Peak of winds in Puget Sou
1 dead, over 200,000 without power as windstorm slams over Seattle
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted yesterday
* 1 dead in tree vs. car accident in Gig Harbor * Peak of winds in Puget Sound area under way now through 3 p.m. Tacoma Public Utilities had about 12,500. * Peak gust of 87 mph... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Injured Twisp firefighter's condition upgraded SEATTLE - A firefighter injured battling a blaze in Twisp has been upgraded f
Injured Twisp firefighter's condition upgraded
KOMO Seattle / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE - A firefighter injured battling a blaze in Twisp has been upgraded from critical to serious condition. A spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center said Saturday that Daniel Lyon is alert and... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Death certificates filed for firemenOKANOGAN — The three firemen killed Aug. 19 in the Twisp River Fire died from s
Death certificates filed for firemen
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
OKANOGAN — The three firemen killed Aug. 19 in the Twisp River Fire died from smoke inhalation and burns to their bodies. According to Okanogan County Coroner Dave Rodriguez, seven survived a crash in which their fire engine went over an embankment.... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Downgrades Wesley Homes (WA) Rev Bonds to 'BB+'; Outlook Revised to StableSAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has downgraded the rating on the
Fitch Downgrades Wesley Homes (WA) Rev Bonds to 'BB+'; Outlook Revised to Stable
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has downgraded the rating on the approximately $42 million Washington State Housing Finance Commission nonprofit housing revenue bonds series 2007A issued on behalf of Wesley Homes (WH) to BB+ from... Read more
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Everett Herald
Evergreen State Fair Judging Results Published: Friday, August 28, 2015, 12:01 a.m. 4H PHOTOGRAPHY Junior Class O
Evergreen State Fair Judging Results
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Friday, August 28, 2015, 12:01 a.m. 4H PHOTOGRAPHY Junior Class Overall Grand Champion Elle Springer with Morning Dew; Overall Reserve Grand Champion Allyson Pratt with Fields of Grapes; Matted Color... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Friend hopes to finish the work started by a Puyallup man slain during shooting spreeRichard Johnson, 71, of Puyallup, was shot and killed when confronting a gunman
Friend hopes to finish the work started by a Puyallup man slain during shooting spree
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Richard Johnson, 71, of Puyallup, was shot and killed when confronting a gunman rummaging around in his truck on Aug. 11. PUYALLUP, Wash. — When you look at this house up close, you see a memorial. Fresh flowers still being delivered to honor a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
3 firefighters mourned in Washington: A 'hole in our state's heart'The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger
3 firefighters mourned in Washington: A 'hole in our state's heart'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a deathtrap. Their vehicle... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Paly grad Anderson among Stanford football captainsPalo Alto High grad and outside linebacker Kevin Anderson is among six Stanford
Paly grad Anderson among Stanford football captains
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Palo Alto High grad and outside linebacker Kevin Anderson is among six Stanford football players who have been named captain for the 2015 season, which begins Sept. 5 at Northwestern. Joining Anderson are offensive guard Joshua Garnett, cornerback... Read more
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Methow Valley News
The fallen: three devoted firefighters perish, another severely burnedThree seasonal firefighters working for the U.S. Forest Service died fighting t
The fallen: three devoted firefighters perish, another severely burned
Methow Valley News / Posted 4 days ago
Three seasonal firefighters working for the U.S. Forest Service died fighting the Twisp River Fire, and another was seriously injured: Tom Zbyszewski, Andrew Zajac and Richard Wheeler perished, and Daniel Lyon suffered severe burns. Three other... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Washington state's wildfires rage beyond 600,000 acresDozens of wildfires continued to ravage the Pacific Northwest, particularly Was
Washington state's wildfires rage beyond 600,000 acres
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Dozens of wildfires continued to ravage the Pacific Northwest, particularly Washington state, as more firefighting equipment and manpower arrived from across the nation over the weekend. Twelve uncontained fires in Washington covered more than... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Washington state's wildfires rage beyond 600,000 acresDozens of wildfires continued to ravage the Pacific Northwest, particularly Was
Washington state's wildfires rage beyond 600,000 acres
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Dozens of wildfires continued to ravage the Pacific Northwest, particularly Washington state, as more firefighting equipment and manpower arrived from across the nation over the weekend. Twelve uncontained fires in Washington covered more than... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Fallen firefighters remembered during tribute to first respondersFIFE, Wash. -- Dozens of people gathered in Fife Sunday for an emotional tribut
Fallen firefighters remembered during tribute to first responders
KMTR Eugene / Posted 7 days ago
FIFE, Wash. -- Dozens of people gathered in Fife Sunday for an emotional tribute to all first responders. The 3 firefighters who died and the 4 others who were hurt battling a major wildfire near Twisp were on many people's minds during the event,... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Fallen firefighters remembered during tribute to first respondersFIFE, Wash. -- Dozens of people gathered in Fife Sunday for an emotional tribut
Fallen firefighters remembered during tribute to first responders
KOMO Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
FIFE, Wash. -- Dozens of people gathered in Fife Sunday for an emotional tribute to all first responders. The 3 firefighters who died and the 4 others who were hurt battling a major wildfire near Twisp were on many people's minds during the event,... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Zajac's family releases video in wake of his deathWINTHROP — The family of a local fireman killed last week in the Okanogan Compl
Zajac's family releases video in wake of his death
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
WINTHROP — The family of a local fireman killed last week in the Okanogan Complex fires has released a video statement reacting his death. Andrew Zajac, 26, of Winthrop, Tom Zbyszewski, 20, of Walla Walla, and Richard Wheeler, 31, of South Haven,... Read more
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ABC Montana
Court Records On Murder Suspect Note 'History Of Devil Worshipping'Air Quality in Spokane returns to 'Good' levels SPOKANE, Wash. - As of Friday
Court Records On Murder Suspect Note 'History Of Devil Worshipping'
ABC Montana / Posted 8 days ago
Air Quality in Spokane returns to 'Good' levels SPOKANE, Wash. - As of Friday night, Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency now lists the air quality in Spokane as hazardous. The Air Quality Index was listed at 330, which is the index's highest level.... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Parker Ridge Fire at 6,147 AcresKaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 9,906 acres; 2% containedKaniksu Complex (Tower
Parker Ridge Fire at 6,147 Acres
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Kaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 9,906 acres; 2% containedKaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 9,906 acres; 2% contained UPDATE 8:45 a.m. Saturday (8/22): The Tower Fire is burning on the Pend Oreille Divide with fire on both the Colville and Idaho... Read more
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ABC Montana
Wife of Twisp firefighter pulled from Chelan fire lineAir Quality in Spokane reaches 'Hazardous' levels SPOKANE, Wash. - As of Frida
Wife of Twisp firefighter pulled from Chelan fire line
ABC Montana / Posted 9 days ago
Air Quality in Spokane reaches 'Hazardous' levels SPOKANE, Wash. - As of Friday night, Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency now lists the air quality in Spokane as hazardous. The Air Quality Index was listed at 330, which is the index's highest level.... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
New center welcomes released detaineesStanding outside the Northwest Detention Center here, it's still possible to fe
New center welcomes released detainees
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Standing outside the Northwest Detention Center here, it's still possible to feel isolated and detached from the rest of the world. A formidable fence encompassing an otherwise inconspicuous building stretches to either side of a closely monitored... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
South Sound executives of noteKent-based REI has named its first chief information officer, Julie Averill. A
South Sound executives of note
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Kent-based REI has named its first chief information officer, Julie Averill. A 25-year technology veteran, Averill joined REI in 2014 and most recently served as vice president of Information Technology. Prior to joining REI, she served as... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Injured firefighter undergoes surgeryOkanogan families return to destructionOkanogan families return to destruction
Injured firefighter undergoes surgery
KHQ Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
Okanogan families return to destructionOkanogan families return to destruction OKANOGAN - As fires continue to burn around Okanogan, some folks are getting a first look at what some of these fires did and didn't leave behind.Early Friday morning,... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Josh Powell's father sentenced; says son was 'innocent man' up until day he diedTACOMA, Wash. — Convicted on child pornography charges and sentenced to five ye
Josh Powell's father sentenced; says son was 'innocent man' up until day he died
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 9 days ago
TACOMA, Wash. — Convicted on child pornography charges and sentenced to five years in jail, Steven Powell–the father-in-law of missing West Valley City mom Susan Cox Powell–had one last chance to speak out in court Friday. “In December 2009, Susan... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Steven Powell sentenced to 5 more years in prisonTACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Steven Powell, who has served 30 months in prison for spyi
Steven Powell sentenced to 5 more years in prison
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Steven Powell, who has served 30 months in prison for spying on neighbor girls, has been sentenced to an additional five years for possession of child pornography for photos he took through their bathroom window. The News... Read more
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Crosscut
Some GOP senators want to fight state Supreme Court over daily finesSen. Michael Baumgartner Credit: John Stang Nineteen Majority Coalition Caucus
Some GOP senators want to fight state Supreme Court over daily fines
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
Sen. Michael Baumgartner Credit: John Stang Nineteen Majority Coalition Caucus state senators want the Legislature to defy the Washington Supreme Court on its $100,000 daily fines for not complying with its McCleary ruling. The 19 — including... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Nation mourns fallen firefighters: 'Three big heroes protecting small towns' TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The firefighters - members of a specially trained unit th
Nation mourns fallen firefighters: 'Three big heroes protecting small towns'
KVAL Eugene / Posted 9 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) - The firefighters - members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire - rushed up a narrow,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Star- Judge Halts Seizure of Tamarack Properties...For NowA judge has ruled that a technicality will keep Valley County from seizing 40 p
Star- Judge Halts Seizure of Tamarack Properties...For Now
Boise Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
A judge has ruled that a technicality will keep Valley County from seizing 40 prime parcels of property at the Tamarack Resort—at least for now. New TR Acquisitions owes $4.7 million on 40 parcels inside the Valley County resort, including condos in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 firefighters in crash die in flamesTWISP, Wash. -- A "hellstorm" of flames apparently enveloped a vehicle that cra
3 firefighters in crash die in flames
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. -- A "hellstorm" of flames apparently enveloped a vehicle that crashed while carrying firefighters battling a blaze in Washington state, killing three of them during an explosive fire season in the arid West. Four other firefighters... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Three firefighters killed in wildfire near Twisp; One firefighter remains in critical conditionUPDATE: 2:50 p.m. Thursday: The United States Forest Service has identified th
Three firefighters killed in wildfire near Twisp; One firefighter remains in critical condition
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 10 days ago
UPDATE: 2:50 p.m. Thursday: The United States Forest Service has identified the three firefighters killed and the one who remains in critical condition after being overcome with flames while fighting a wildfire near Twisp on Wednesday. 20-year-old... Read more
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Lake Placid News
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mournedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mourned
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed th
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed th
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mournedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mourned
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News The Latest: Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene August 21, 2015 03:58
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 10 days ago
The Latest: Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene August 21, 2015 03:58 GMT Eds: Updates photos. With AP Photos. AP Video. CHELAN, Wash. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mournedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mourned
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed th
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a... Read more
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The Times Leader
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mournedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mourned
The Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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The Times Leader
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed th
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
The Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a... Read more
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FOX News
Three firefighters killed in Washington state wildfire identified, officials brace for more firesTWISP, Wash. – The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is s
Three firefighters killed in Washington state wildfire identified, officials brace for more fires
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. – The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15The Latest: Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene August 21, 2015 03:58
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 10 days ago
The Latest: Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene August 21, 2015 03:58 GMT Eds: Updates photos. With AP Photos. AP Video. CHELAN, Wash. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mournedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mourned
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed th
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneThe latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 days ago
The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a procession of emergency... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Critically injured firefighter from Puyallup was in first season with U.S. Forest ServiceSEATTLE — The injured firefighter in critical condition at Harborview Medical C
Critically injured firefighter from Puyallup was in first season with U.S. Forest Service
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE — The injured firefighter in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center is a 25-year-old who grew up in Puyallup and was working his first season as a firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service, his parents said Thursday. “He’s been a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mournedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that
'A hole in our state's heart': 3 firefighters mourned
The Marietta Times / Posted 10 days ago
TWISP, Wash. (AP) — The firefighters — members of a specially trained unit that is sent into danger ahead of everyone else to size up a wildfire — rushed up a narrow, winding gravel road with steep hills on either side. It proved to be a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from sceneCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed th
Bodies of 3 firefighters removed from scene
The Marietta Times / Posted 10 days ago
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The latest on wildfires in Washington state that killed three firefighters (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The bodies of three firefighters killed battling a blaze in Washington state have been removed from the scene by a... Read more
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